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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Hexanchus griseus (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Hexanchus griseus (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Squalus griseus Bonnaterre, 1788, Tabl.encyclop.method.trois reg.Nat., Ichthyol., Paris, 9.

Synonymy:
Squalus vacca Bloch and Schneider, 1801
Notidanus monge Risso, 1826
Hexanchus corinus Jordan and Gilbert, 1880
otidanus vulgaris Perez Canto, 1886
Hexanchus griseus australis De Buen, 1960.

FAO Names:
Bluntnose sixgill shark [English]
Requin griset [French]
(= Requin grisé, Fishing Area 34/47 in part)
Cañabota gris [Spanish]
HEX Hex 1 [FAO Code]

Bluntnose sixgill shark (Hexanchus griseus)